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The side length of a square is increased by 60%. By what percent is the area increased?

 Jul 16, 2022
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Original area = S^2

 

New area = (1.6 S)^2  =  2.56 S^2

 

% increase =   (2.56  - 1) * 100% =   156%

 

 

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 Jul 16, 2022

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